• helping others

    I support you: It’s your baby. Feed them however you need to.

    I am participating in the I Support You campaign (1st to 7th November) run by Mama By the Bay. This blog post is in aid of supporting all loving mothers NO MATTER HOW they feed their babies or what parenting choices they make.¬† #ISupportYou Look, I’m just going to get straight to the point on the issue of feeding our babies. Despite how we feel when we have our first babies (I can’t speak for subsequent babies so I’ll stick to my own experiences – please feel free to add to the conversation if you have more than one), the way we feed them is not how we should define…

  • helping others,  just some thoughts,  Uncategorized

    I support you – no matter how you feed your baby.

    pic I found this post in my ‘drafts’ folder. I wrote it about a year ago. I think that I was scared to publish it because a) I didn’t want to just be another person going on and on about an issue that shouldn’t even be a favourite ‘mummy wars’ topic, and b) because I was scared that some of my readers might be put off by my stance on the issue. Yeah, I’m a people pleasing chicken sometimes… I’ve decided to publish it today. A year late. I felt inspired by Mama By the Bay’s “I Support You” movement¬†(in which she works alongside Fearless Formula Feeder and I am…

  • getting silly,  Little Mister

    Parenthood is ridiculous.

    Pic Look, let me just put it out there: Having a baby is ridiculous. Sometimes it even borders on ridonkulous. Some of the stuff that happens once you have your bundle of joy will just amaze and terrify you (or is it just me?). Some examples? I’ve started talking about myself in the third person. To a baby. Who doesn’t exactly know what I’m on about, seeing as he’s not even three weeks old yet. I refer to myself as “mummy”. I don’t know when this happened to me but it started so naturally that I didn’t even notice the rot had set in until it was too late. “Mummy…